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The Coventry Music Museum

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Really good!

So we visited the museum today and I have to say I wasn’t expecting much! When I got there we... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nealofcov
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Allesley, United Kingdom
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Finally got to visit

Have wanted to visit the museum for quite a while now but planning is always a problem. Well last... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
741harryp
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Our multi awatd winning museum celebrates music from Coventry and Warwickshire in all its forms. Not just 2-Tone. From Delia Derbyshire to King, from The Specials to The Enemy, Hazel O'Connor, The Primitives and even the famous John Lennon Yoko Ono...more
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7 The Courtyard 74-80 Walsgrave Road | Unit 3, The 2-Tone Village Courtyard, Rear of 74-80 Walsgrave Road, Coventry CV2 4ED, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So we visited the museum today and I have to say I wasn’t expecting much! When I got there we were greeted by the very lovely staff who took payment and then took us upstairs to the start, where the staff member explained some of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Have wanted to visit the museum for quite a while now but planning is always a problem. Well last week I finally managed to get over and so pleased I did. Managed to park just outside on the road (free) although I am aware that...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice little museum that’s been looked after. Small but use of space is good. Would recommend to ska fans as there is a big collection. Staff are polite and friendly. cheap only £3 each and £2 for students

Date of experience: April 2019
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Godiva12, Director Curator at The Coventry Music Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

An average score, but a great review? Thanks for coming.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my third visit to the Music Museum and I was impressed to see many new additions. It’s always a fun and interesting place to visit and brings back so many memories from my youth as a “girl about town” in Coventry, As ever...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank hellosuedavies
Godiva12, Director Curator at The Coventry Music Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Yeah a third visit, thanks so much, it means a lot to us, as does this review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second visit, the first being about three years previous. Still as good and interesting. A few new artifacts such as the Specials "Ghost Town" car. The staff are very warm and friendly and are on hand to help with any questions. Cheap as chips entry...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank clashpistols
Godiva12, Director Curator at The Coventry Music Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Great words glad to welcome you back.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was stated that we were to visit the Twotone museum. OK. Was more of a Punk/New Romantic myself.... It was much more than 2tone. It is a monument to the musical talent of coventry. From Franky Ifeild to not shouted about enough Delia Derbyshire...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank cicarose
Godiva12, Director Curator at The Coventry Music Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks, great review, but only an average score? Wonder was that a mistake? Looking at what a great time you had. Regards Pete & The Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us went to the museum today and had a great time. We were visiting Birmingham which is where our trip started. We got a train from Birminghan New Street to Coventry- £6/7 return each. We then jumped in a £6 taxi to the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Godiva12, Director Curator at The Coventry Music Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow great words, thanks so very much, we like to give a special welcome. Best Pete

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While passing through Coventry we decided to call into The 2 Tone Village. Staff were so helpful & friendly. They showed us around & took some photos of us in the car used for The Specials Ghost Town video. Some really interesting stuff to see...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Smurf-ed
Godiva12, Director Curator at The Coventry Music Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yeahhh, we love unexpected treats too, many thanks.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fab little museum ; the staff were really nice & friendly , lots of old 2 tone memorabilia : & props so lots of fun photos , cafe & souvenir shop with lots of cool bits & pieces .

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Dee27_12
Godiva12, Director Curator at The Coventry Music Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much, you were a great laugh, we love guests like you. See you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ruth made us fell very welcome, was informative and provided us with all the information we needed about the museum and the history of music which has come from Coventry. If you visit Coventry and have some spare time why not take a visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Nikswi
Godiva12, Director Curator at The Coventry Music Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We all love our Ruth, many thanks

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Joanne H
March 12, 2019|
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Response from chocolina25 | Reviewed this property |
As another Traveller says, there's a car park in Clay Lane. Also in the side streets, if you drive up Marlborough Rd from Binley Rd, the Museum is at the top of that road on the right hand side. You might be lucky and find... More
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Helen A
May 19, 2018|
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Response from Godiva12 | Property representative |
Thanks all, it's well been answered on here.
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Nasonss
April 11, 2018|
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Response from Godiva12 | Property representative |
Sadly not very..we have a stairclimer for access to the main museum as it's up a flight of stairs. but users must transfer to use it. plus are skilled operators are unable to use it due to injury. very sorry. Peter
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